University Offices

Office of the President

  • Christopher A. Capuano, Ph.D., President of the University
  • Jeanne Mazzolla, Assistant to the President
  • Barbara Dawson, Special Assistant to the Office of the President

Office of General Counsel

  • Elizabeth Joyce, Esq., Interim General Counsel, Interim Secretary of the University
  • Carol Rosensteel, M.A., Senior Paralegal, Operations
  • Martha C. Young, B.S., Assistant to the General Counsel

Office of Communications

  • Angelo Carfagna, M.A., Associate Vice President for Communications
  • Dina S. Schipper, B.A., Executive Director of Communications and News
  • Carol T. Black, M.A., Director of University Publications
  • William R. Kennedy, M.A.S., Director of Web Operations
  • Kenneth O'Boyle, B.S., General Manager of WFDU-FM
  • Hector L. Torres, M.F.A., University Designer

Office of University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

  • Gillian M. Small, Ph.D., University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Norina Lapp, Assistant to the University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Sam Michalowski, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment
  • Catherine Kelley, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Educational Resources and Assessment
  • Jason Scorza, Ph.D., Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Jane Tsambis, M.B.A., University Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects
  • Minna Proctor, M.F.A., Editor-in-Chief of The Literary Review
  • Barbara Schutt, M.B.A., Director of Academic Budget and Planning

Office of International Education

  • Diana Cvitan, M.A.T., Director of Global Learning and Partnerships
  • Brian Swanzey, B.A., Director of Study Abroad

University Core

  • Benjamin Freer, Ph.D., Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Kiron Sharma, Ph.D., Director, Florham Campus
  • James Gifford, Ph.D., Director, Vancouver Campus

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

  • Sandra Selick, Ph.D., University Director of Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Center for Instructional Design

  • David Lavoie, Ph.D., University Director of Center for Instructional Design

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

  • James Gifford, Ph.D., Director, Editorial Committee

Library Services

  • Ana Fontoura, M.S., M.L.S., University Librarian
  • Kathleen Stein-Smith, Ph.D., Associate University Librarian and Director of Public Services, Frank Giovatto Library, Metropolitan Campus
  • Maria Kocylowsky, M.A., M.L.S., Associate University Librarian and Director of Business, Hackensack Libraries, Metropolitan Campus
  • Nicole Potdevin, M.A., M.L.I.S., Acting Director of Public Services, John and Joan Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Florham Campus

Office of Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration

  • Hania Ferrara, M.B.A., Ed.D., Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Lisa Carnevale, Special Assistant to Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Gail Lemaire, University Risk Manager

Office of Finance

  • Frank N. Barra, C.P.A., M.S., Associate Vice President for Finance
  • Frank Lawson, M.B.A., Director of Budgeting Services
  • Juliette Brooks, B.S., University Director of Purchasing
  • James Pierce, M.B.A., Controller
  • Gregory Sarajian, B.A., Manager of Accounts Payable
  • Aeda Ghandour-Khamis, M.B.A., Manager of Credit and Collections/Student Loan

Office of Vice President for Facilities and Auxiliary Services

  • Richard Frick, M.Ed., Vice President for Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Facilities Planning

  • Heidi Fichtenbaum, B.E.D., Senior Project Manager Facilities Operations
  • Michael DiArchangel, MEP Manager, Florham Campus
  • Michael Ervelli, Buildings and Grounds Manager, Florham Campus
  • Peter Bonasia, Director of Facilities, Metropolitan Campus
  • Augusto Paule, MEP Manager, Metropolitan Campus
  • Michael Noe, Buildings and Grounds Manager, Metropolitan Campus

Auxiliary Services

  • Robert A. Valenti, M.A.S., Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services
  • Bookstore: Follett Higher Education Group
    • Andrew Egan, Manager, Florham Campus
    • Maureen Delaney, Manager, Metropolitan Campus
  • Food Service: Gourmet Dining Services, Inc.
    • Jeff Gourley, AOF, Director, Florham Campus
    • Brian Weinstein, Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Mail Room: The Millennium Group
    • Raymond Shafer, Bi-campus Manager
  • Copies Plus and Fleet Copier Services: Collegiate Press Co.
    • Richard Villanueva, Bi-campus Manager

Office of Enrollment Services

  • Carol Creekmore, M.A.S., Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services
  • Aurora Bugallo, M.A., University Registrar

Office of Human Resources

  • Rose D'Ambrosio, M.B.A., Associate Vice President for Human Resources
  • Julie L. Friedman, B.A., Director of Payroll
  • Stefanie Miller, M.A., Director of Employee Benefits and Training
  • Maureen Curry, M.A., Manager of Compensation
  • Patricia Miller, M.B.A., Manager of Employment

Office of Information Resources and Technology

  • Neal Sturm, M.B.A., Vice President and Chief Information Officer
  • Saul Kleinman, B.A., Associate Vice President for Management Information Systems
  • Stuart Alper, B.S., University Director of University Systems and Networking
  • Manish Wadhwa, M.B.A., University Director of Academic Technologies
  • Robert Pelech, B.S., Director of Computing Services
  • Kimberly Hart, Manager of Telephone and Voice Services
  • Lane Goldstein, University Director of Access Technologies and Special Projects
  • James Lebo, M.S., PMP, HDM, MCSE, University Director of IT Client Services, Support and Process Management

Office of Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness

  • Luke David Schultheis, Ph.D., Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness
  • Traci Banks, B.S., Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Anthony Mastropietro, Director of Community College Partnerships
  • Anita Rivers, M.A., Director of Community Relations
  • Elizabeth Dikovics, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness

Office of Admissions

  • Andrew Ippolito, M.S.Ed., University Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Coleen Curtis, B.A., University Director of Undergraduate Admissions Operations
  • Susan Brooman, B.A., University Director of Graduate and International Admissions

Office of Financial Aid

  • Renée Volak, M.M., University Director of Financial Aid
  • Emily Grant, M.A., Director of Financial Aid, Florham Campus
  • Carmen Ferrari, M.S., Director of Financial Aid, Metropolitan Campus
  • Theresa A. Coll, M.A., Director of Financial Aid Operations

Office of Career Development

  • Donna Robertson, M.A., University Director of Career Development
  • Ryan Stalgaitis, Ed.M., Florham Campus Director of Career Development

Office of International Student Services

  • James Deleppo, M.S.Ed., University Director

Office of Veterans Services

  • Martha Papson Garcia, M.B.A., Director of Veterans Services

Office of University Advancement

  • Richard P. Reiss, B.S., Senior Vice President for University Advancement
  • Christopher S. Groff, M.S., Assistant Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • Karin Hamilton, M.B.A., Executive Director of Alumni Relations
  • Karen Ann Lewis, Ph.D., Executive Director of One University Many Dreams
  • Jeffrey M. Knapp, M.B.A., Director of Development-University Athletics
  • Kenneth Lam, Ed.M., Director of Annual Giving
  • Delia Grace Perez, M.A., Director of Planned Giving
  • Laura R. Reynolds, M.B.A., Director of Special Events
  • Anne Sherber, B.A., Director of Advancement Communications

Colleges, Institutes, and Schools

Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health

  • Minerva Guttman, Ed.D., Director
  • Marycarol Rossignol, Ph.D., Associate Director of Nursing, Florham Campus
  • Sylvia Colon-Cabassa, D.N.P., Associate Director of Undergraduate Nursing, Metropolitan Campus
  • Marilyn R. Rubin Ed.M., Associate Director of Allied Health
  • Boas Yu, Ed.D., Associate Director of Graduate Nursing

Peter Sammartino School of Education

  • Miriam Singer, Ed.D., Interim Director
  • Louis Ray, Ph.D., Deputy Director
  • Joshua Bornstein, Ph.D., Coordinator of Educational Leadership
  • Sora Suh, M.Ed., Coordinator of ESL/Second Language Acquisition
  • Carol Karpinski, Ed.D., Director, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Vicki L. Cohen, Ed.D., Program Coordinator, Instructional Technology Certificate
  • Kathryn Spence, Ed.D., Director, QUEST/B.A.-M.A.T.
  • Teresa Oettinger Montani, Ed.D., Director, Learning Disabilities
  • Vincent Martone, M.A., Assistant Director/Field Placement and Teacher Certification

Lee Gildart and Oswald Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering

  • Alfredo C. Tan, Ph.D., Director
  • Howard Silver, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Information Technology

School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Michael Avaltroni, Ph.D., Dean
  • Anastasia Rivkin, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Faculty
  • Barbara A. Rossi, M.A., Assistant Dean for Experiential Education
  • Chadwin Sandifer, Ed.D., Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Programmatic Effectiveness
  • Yong Guo, Ph.D., Director of Research and Graduate Programs
  • Julie Kalabalik, Pharm.D., Interim Director of Pharmacy Practice
  • Patricia Lemmerman, M.S., Director of Student Affairs and Community Engagement
  • Leslie McRae, M.S., Director of Technical Operations
  • Abdilahi Mohamed, Pharm.D., Director of Assessment
  • Tracy Templin, M.S., Director of Admissions
  • Sandeep Vansal, Ph.D., Director of Pharmaceutical Science
  • Colleen DiGregorio, B.A., Assistant to the Dean

School of Public and Global Affairs

  • Peter J. Woolley, Ph.D., Director of School of Public and Global Affairs
  • Krista Jenkins, Ph.D., Executive Director of Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Florham Campus, Madison, N.J.

  • Geoffrey S. Weinman, Ph.D., Dean
  • Jennifer K. Lehr, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Deborah Dobson, B.A., Director of Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center and Transfer Student Services
  • Christine Ferraiuolo, Assistant to the Dean
  • Theresa Montalbano, Assistant to the Dean

School of the Arts

  • Howard Libov, M.A., Chair
  • Robin Barkley, M.A., Director of Animation
  • Stephen Hollis, B.A., Director of Theater Arts
  • Stacie Lents, M.F.A., Director of Acting
  • Janet O'Neil, M.F.A., Director of Graphic Design
  • René Steinke, M.F.A., Director of M.F.A. in Creative Writing


  • Biological and Allied Health Sciences
    • James Salierno, Ph.D., Chair
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
    • Alexey Teslja, Ph.D., Chair
  • Communication Studies
    • Gary P. Radford, Ph.D., Chair
    • Katherine Dunsmore, Ph.D., Director of M.A. in Communication
  • Literature, Language, Writing and Philosophy
    • Matthieu Boyd, Ph.D., Chair
    • Rebecca Chace, M.F.A., Director of Creative Writing and Literature for Educators
    • M. Kathryn Douglas, M.A., Director of College Writing
  • Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics
    • Laila Khreisat, Ph.D., Chair
    • Diane Richton, M.S., Director of Developmental Mathematics
  • Psychology and Counseling
    • Anthony Tasso, Ph.D., Chair
    • Donalee Brown, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Social Sciences and History
    • Gary Darden, Ph.D., Chair
    • Meghan Sacks, Ph.D., Director, Criminology

Silberman College of Business

Florham Campus, Madison, N.J.; Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, N.J.; and Vancouver Campus, British Columbia, Canada

  • Andrew J. Rosman, Ph.D., C.P.A., Dean
  • James G. Almeida, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
  • J. Daniel Wischnevsky, Ph.D., Associate Dean
  • Peter Caliguari, M.B.A., Administrative Director, M.B.A. Executive Programs
  • Gina Murray, Ph.D., Advising Counselor for Graduate Programs, Metropolitan Campus
  • Courtney Chambers, M.B.A., Advising Counselor for Graduate Programs, Florham Campus
  • Jennifer Page, M.A., Undergraduate Program Adviser, Florham Campus


  • Ron West, J.D., C.P.A., C.F.P., Chair, Accounting, Taxation, and Law
  • Karen C. Denning, Ph.D., Chair, Economics, Finance, and International Business
  • Gwen Jones, Ph.D., Chair, Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Zhaobo Wang, Ph.D., Chair, Marketing, Information Systems, and Decision Sciences
  • Dale G. Caldwell, Ed.D., Executive Director, Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies

Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, N.J.; Florham Campus, Madison, N.J.; Vancouver Campus, British Columbia, Canada; and Wroxton College, England

  • Lisa R. Braverman, Ph.D., Dean
  • Prerna Dar, M.A., Executive Director of Marketing
  • Eun Jeong Lee, M.B.A., Executive Director of Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies
  • Miranda Haines, M.A.S., Director of Student Support Services
  • Francisco Parra, M.A.S., Assistant Director and Adviser of Undergraduate Programs

School of Administrative Science

  • Katherine H. Zatz, Ed.D., Assistant Dean
  • James Behnke, M.Ed., Director of Web, Instructional Technology, and Online Learning

International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Aixa Ritz, Ed.D., Interim Director


  • Madera Edwards, Ph.D., Director, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Eun Jeong Lee, M.B.A., Director, Korean Studies (MiraeRo)
  • JoAnna Steiner, M.S., Director, Office of Online Programs
  • Fernando Alonso, J.D., Director, Latino Promise®
  • Fernando Alonso, J.D., Director, Puerta al Futur®

Division of Continuing Education

  • Deborah A. Fredericks, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Continuing Education Operations and College Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Jacqueline Lue Raia, B.B.A., Director of Corporate Outreach and Training
  • Karen Nelson, M.S.Ed., Senior Program Director

University College: Arts · Sciences · Professional Studies

Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, N.J., and Vancouver Campus, British Columbia, Canada

  • Vicki L. Cohen, Ph.D., Interim Dean
  • Janet Boyd, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean
  • Mary Farrell, Ph.D., Director, Center for Dyslexia Studies
  • Mutiara Mohamad, Ed.D., Director, Programs in Language, Culture, and Professional Advancement (PLCPA)


  • School of Art and Media Studies
    • Janet Boyd, Ph.D., Interim Directory
  • School of Criminal Justice, Political Science, and International Studies
    • Samuel J. Raphalides, Ph.D., Director
    • Patrick J. Reynolds, M.P.A., Assistant Director
  • School of the Humanities
    • Janet Boyd, Ph.D., Director
  • School of Natural Sciences
    • James Dougherty, Ph.D., Co-director
    • Marion McClary, Ph.D., Co-director
  • School of Psychology
    • Robert McGrath, Ph.D., Director
    • Stephen H. Armeli, Ph.D., Director, M.A. in General/Theoretical Psychology; Director, Undergraduate Studies, B.A.-M.A. in General/Theoretical Psychology
    • Robert Prentky, Ph.D., Director, M.A. in Forensic Psychology
    • Stefanie Ulrich, Ph.D., Director, Center for Psychological Services
    • Jamie Zibulsky, Ph.D., Director, Psy.D. and M.A. in School Psychology
  • Physical Education
    • Brad Hurlbut, Director of Athletics Division l


Office of Florham Campus Executive

  • Brian Mauro, Ph.D., Campus Executive
  • Marc DeBoer, B.S., Deputy to the Florham Campus Executive

Offices and centers

  • Darshan Shah, M.B.A., Director, Office of Academic and Disability Support Services
  • Jennifer Noon, M.A., Director, Athletics Division III
  • Marjorie A. Hall, M.A., Director, Educational Opportunity Fund
  • Bruce Peabody, Ph.D., Director, Florham Institute for Lifelong Learning
  • Joseph Vitiello, B.A., Campus Director, Public Safety
  • April Patrick, Ph.D., Director, Florham Campus, University Honors Programs
  • Eric Munoz, Director, Campus Ministry
  • Sarah Azavedo, M.A., Director, Office of Student Life
  • Stephanie Koempel, Ph.D., Director, Counseling Services
  • Susan Boisnier, R.N., M.S.N., A.P.N., Director, Student Health Services

Office of the Dean of Students

  • Robin Williamson, Ph.D., Dean of Students
  • Pamela Messina, M.A., Associate Dean of Students
  • Sandra Gilot-West, M.Ed., Associate Dean of Students

Office of Metropolitan Campus Executive

  • Steve Nelson, J.D., M.B.A., Campus Executive
  • S. Craig Mourton, M.P.S., Deputy Campus Executive
  • Angela DePoalo, M.A.S., Senior Assistant to the Campus Executive
  • Beth Reuse, M.Ed., Assistant to the Campus Executive for External Room Reservations and Special Projects

Offices and centers

  • Andrea Mosca, M.A., Director of Academic Advisement Center
  • Margaret Roidi, Ph.D., Director of Academic Resource Center
  • Marjorie A. Hall, M.A., Director of Educational Opportunity Fund
  • Catherine Liggett, B.S., Interim Director of Athletics Division I
  • Samuel J. Raphalides, Ph.D., Director, Global Scholars
  • Stephanie Ulrich, Ph.D., Director, Center for Psychological Services
  • David A. Miles, M.S., Director, Office of Public Safety
  • M. Patricia Warunek, Ph.D., Director, Metropolitan Campus, University Honors Program
  • Jim Om, Director, Campus Ministry
  • Alice Mills, Ph.D., Co-director of Counseling Service, Student Counseling and Psychological Services
  • David Mednick, Psy.D., Co-director of Counseling Service, Student Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Douglas Borkowski, M.D., Medical Director, Student Health Services
  • April Quatrano, F.N.P.-B.C., Director of Student Health Services

Regional Center for Learning Disabilities

  • Mary L. Farrell, Ph.D., University Director
  • Barbara Byrnes, M.B.A., Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Mary L. Hebert, Ph.D., Director, Florham Campus
  • Grace Hottinger, Coordinator of Admissions

Office of the Dean of Students

  • Vidal Lopez-Marrero, M.P.S., Dean of Students
  • Ruben C. Flores, M.Ed., Associate Dean of Students for Residence Life, Housing and Campus Ministries
  • Jessica O'Brien, M.Ed., Associate Dean of Students for Student Union and Campus Engagement
  • Juhi Bhatt, Ed.D., Associate Dean of Student Conduct and Community Standards

Vancouver Campus

British Columbia, Canada

  • Wilfred J. Zerbe, Ph.D., Campus Executive
  • David O'Reilly, M.B.A., Deputy Campus Executive


  • Natalia Kharitonova, Ph.D., Director of Admissions
  • Ajay Garg, Ph.D., Coordinator of Individualized Studies
  • Vasudevan Janarthanan, Ph.D., Coordinator of Information Technology
  • Arlette Hernandez Pulido, B.A., Director of Enrollment Services
  • David O'Reilly, M.B.A., Director of Learning Resources and Support and Business Manager
  • Amy Yan, M.A.S., Director of Marketing and Recruitment
  • Ajay Garg, Ph.D., Associate Director of Master of Administrative Science
  • Jobin Mojtabavi, M.A.S., Director of Student Services
  • Jonn Martell, B.Sc., Director of Technical Operations
  • James Gifford, Ph.D., Director of University Core
  • Gudrun Dreher, Ph.D., Director of Global Scholars

Wroxton College

Oxfordshire, England

  • Nicholas D.J. Baldwin, Ph.D., Dean and Director of Operations